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SA Special Olympics team bring home 59 medals

25 March 2019 4:48 PM
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The team has scooped fifty-nine medals - 35 gold, 12 silver and 12 bronze.

South Africa's Special Olympics team has collected 59 medals after competing in Abu Dhabi at the weekend.

READ: Calls for SA to back special Olympics team on the road to Abu Dhabi

The team has scooped fifty-nine medals - 35 gold, 12 silver and 12 bronze.

CEO of Special Olympics South Africa, Ancilla Smith says

They certainly did South Africa proud, we were completely overwhelmed at their performance. One hundred percent given by every single athlete.

Ancilla Smith , CEO - Special Olympics South Africa

Despite the struggle to get consistent funding over the years, Smith says there was a lot of support with this year with awareness being crated around the team.

They are succeeding so incredibly well on an international stage and I really hope slowly but surely government will start to take note of this team that is representing our country.

Ancilla Smith , CEO - Special Olympics South Africa

Click on the link below to hear more from Smith...


25 March 2019 4:48 PM
Tags:
2019 Special Olympics
Special Olympics South Africa

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